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Tajikistan Demographic and Health Survey 2017


General Info
Original or alternative title 
2017 TjDHS
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
08/2017 - 11/2017
Series or system 
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • GPS coordinates (GIS)
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

The Tajikistan Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) 2017 is part of phase 7 of the Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) series, a nationally representative household survey series. Topics commonly covered in DHS include child and maternal health, family planning, nutrition, health behavior and knowledge, health care access and use, and immunization. For the 2017 Tajikistan DHS, 10,718 women ages 15-49 were successfully interviewed from 7,843 households. Anthropometry measurements and blood samples were taken for children ages 0-59 months and women ages 15-49.

Abortion, Adverse effects of medical treatments, Age at first sex, Agriculture, Alcohol use, Analgesics, Anemia, Anogenital herpes, Antenatal care, Anthropometry, Antibiotics, Antihelminthics, Antihypertensive drugs, Antimotility drugs, Assets, BCG vaccines, Birth certificates, Birth control pills, Birth weight, Blood pressure, Blood tests, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, Caesarean section, Child anthropometry, Child health care, Child mortality, Community health clinics, Complete birth history, Condoms, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Coping behavior, Cough, Dairy products, Diabetes, Diarrhea, Domestic migration, Domestic violence, Drug consumption, Education, Electricity, Employment, Secondhand smoke, FFQ, Family composition, Family planning, Female infertility, Fever, Fish, Folic acid supplements, Gonococcal infections, Health care access, Health care use, Health facilities, Health literacy, Health promotion, Health status, Height, Hemoglobin, Hepatitis B vaccines, Hospitals, Household air pollution, Household water treatment, Housing, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Hygiene, Hypertension, Hysterectomy, IUDs, Immunization, Infant care, Infant mortality, Injectable contraceptives, Injections, Intentional injuries, International migration, Internet, Intimate partner violence, Iodine supplements, Iron supplements, Land ownership, Languages, Legumes, Length of stay, Literacy, Live births, Livestock, Marital status, Mass media, Maternal anthropometry, Maternal care, Maternal health, Measles vaccines, Meat, Medicines, Menopause, Menstruation, Milk, Miscarriage, Mortality, Multiple births, Needle sharing, Nonprofits, Nuts, Occupations, Oral rehydration therapy, PMTCT, Parental survival, Pentavalent vaccines, Pharmacies, Place of delivery, Polio vaccines, Postnatal care, Postpartum amenorrhea, Pregnancy, Private health facilities, Processed foods, Public health facilities, Refrigeration, Reproductive and sexual risk factors, Rotavirus vaccines, Rubella vaccines, STDs, Sanitation, School enrollment, Sexual abstinence, Sexual behavior, Sexual sterilization, Sexual violence, Skilled birth attendants, Smokeless tobacco use, Starchy vegetables, Stillbirths, Sugar-sweetened beverages, Summary birth history, Symptoms, Telephones, Tobacco smoking, Traditional birth control, Traditional medicine, Transportation, Unprocessed red meat, VCT, Vaccination cards, Vegetables, Vitamin A supplements, Waste disposal, Water supply, Weight, Whole grains, Zinc